None of these inspire much confidence but GIFT OF RAIN gets the vote on her second at Yarmouth in October, despite disappointing at Kempton subsequently. Arabian Comet also ended last season with a poor effort at Newcastle while Goleador was tailed off on his latest start at Nottingham having made the frame here in February. Aran Sky showed some promise on his debut at Redcar but has gone backwards since.
Arabian Comet (IRE) 9-1 (9-0) Tracked leaders, pushed along over 2f out, weakened well over 1f out, 7th of 10, 10l behind Volume (9-0) at Newcastle 1m 2yo stks (5) gs in Sep.
Aran Sky (IRE) 33-1 (9-5) Slowly into stride, always towards rear, 8th of 13, 17l behind That Is The Spirit (9-5) at Doncaster 7f 3yo mdn (5) sft in Mar.
Gift of Rain (IRE) 7-2 (9-0) Prominent, ridden over 2f out, soon beaten, weakened from over 1f out, 7th of 11, 10l behind Crystal Pearl (9-0) at Kempton 1m 2yo mdn fll (5) pol in Nov.
Goleador (USA) 16-1 (9-6) Mid-division, driven over 2f out, weakened over 1f out, 13th of 15, 23l behind Cotton Club (8-13) at Nottingham 1m 2f 3yo hcp 0-65 (6) gf.